Answered By: Laurissa Gann Last Updated: Sep 25, 2015 Views: 31
Obtaining copyright permission is the process of getting consent from the copyright owner to use the owner's materials. Copyright permission is often but not always required. If you use a copyrighted work without the owner's permission, you may be violating the owner's rights and subject to legal action.
For more information, see the Research Medical Library's webpage about copyright.